Rotations, transitions and triangles: A GIF thread on why Milan have been so effective under Pioli

By Oliver Fisher -

Given their remarkable recent run of form, AC Milan have become one of the most interesting sides in Europe to analyse in terms of how they have achieved such a turnaround.

As our recent stats piece outlined, Milan extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to 21 games with Thursday’s 3-1 win over Celtic. They have not been beaten since the 0-0 draw with Juventus back in June’s Coppa Italia semi-final.

The Rossoneri have scored at least two goals in 19 out of those 21 matches, and have had 10 different scorers in their first eight games this season, the most of any Italian side.

So just how Milan proving to be so effective regardless of the opposition and despite the selection issues that Pioli has had to battle? The incredible SRFootball has provided a thread below of Milan’s tactical set-up including their play in transition…


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